"The answer is in the question;"per capita"
Maine is a per capita poor state and the out-of-state leftist money can pretty much buy any election now,and they certainly were able to create influence under Baldacci via the stocking of…"
"Really what we have with Reade Brower controlling all the dailies except the BDN (which tilts far left as well) is not "state run media" ala Pravda,but something far worse; uber liberal viewpoints continually poured over the populace…"
"another source,sometimes redundancy helps--though they're not as good as Guidestar in ways--is CharityNavigator.
next step can also be to look at the board of directors for a non-profit and then search FEC records for the region they are from…"
"Keep me posted-- I do not watch TV at all,but would try to watch this online is it ever airs.
I'll be thrilled to see if he calls out the wind fraudsters for their marvelous hypocrisy as far as Maine's landscape and birds are concerned."
"Ha hahahaha...the head of the Select Board is a rabid moonbat liberal who wants solar panels on town buildings,even though he knows they'll never pay for themselves,and will cost the taxpayers money in the long run ...because,as he put it in…"
"One of my fellows in the writers group noted the following after reading the BS Pingree sent out on this that I copied him on--good points,and no doubt never things the "reporter" who penned the story would ask or note.
"It wasn't lost on me that the trucks fixing the lines in Tenants Harbor the other day were Cianbro trucks.
With the local consternation about the Aqua Ventus project and bringing transmission lines thru Port Clyde-Tenants Harbor I wondered if…"
"traveling from Port Clyde to Yarmouth today,then So.Freeport and Durham even more rural areas,I can say that I was shocked by the amount of major tree down/line-pole damage down that way. Almost every road I was on off Rte 1 or 95 had no power…"
Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting – Three Part Series: A CRITICAL LOOK AT MAINE’S WIND ACT (excerpts) From Part 1 – On Maine’s Wind Law “Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine if the law’s goals were met." . – Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, August 2010 http://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/From Part 2 – On Wind and Oil Yet using wind energy doesn’t lower dependence on imported foreign oil. That’s because the majority of imported oil in Maine is used for heating and transportation. And switching our dependence from foreign oil to Maine-produced electricity isn’t likely to happen very soon, says Bartlett. “Right now, people can’t switch to electric cars and heating – if they did, we’d be in trouble.” So was one of the fundamental premises of the task force false, or at least misleading?" http://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-swept-task-force-set-the-rules/From Part 3 – On Wind-Required New Transmission Lines Finally, the building of enormous, high-voltage transmission lines that the regional electricity system operator says are required to move substantial amounts of wind power to markets south of Maine was never even discussed by the task force – an omission that Mills said will come to haunt the state.“If you try to put 2,500 or 3,000 megawatts in northern or eastern Maine – oh, my god, try to build the transmission!” said Mills. “It’s not just the towers, it’s the lines – that’s when I begin to think that the goal is a little farfetched.” http://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/flaws-in-bill-like-skating-with-dull-skates/
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